“Verra Riveting Read”
Review By Diana Flowers
In Masquerade Marriage, Anne Greene http://www.annegreeneauthor.com/ magnificently sweeps us away to 18th century Scotland, a majestic land of castles and kilts, Scottish burrs and bagpipes, lords and ladies. However it is also a war-torn land, divided into Highlanders and Lowlanders, and divided loyalties to the king of England. Brody MacCauley, a Highlander, awakens on the battlefield to find he is the only survivor in a bloody battle with the English who vow to exterminate every Highlander.
To save his sister and mother from a fate worse than death, Brody enters into a marriage "in name only" to Megan, a Lowlander, who he has loved all his life, unbeknownst to her. Since Lowlanders were loyal to King George of England, Megan enters into marriage with Brody, knowing his family will be kept safe, but also to escape an arranged marriage to an abusive noble. She also prayerfully hopes that a marriage between a Highlander and a Lowlander, might someday unite her beloved Scotland. Even though Megan's heart belongs to another she finds Brody breathtakingly handsome and virile. Sparks and deep chemistry fly high between these two Scots, but can they overcome their obstacles to have a true marriage?
Danger lurks around every corner, and soon Brody, with a price on his head must leave his lady love behind, knowing he will never see her again. Will Megan ever truly love him or is it too late, as Brody embarks on a trip to the colonies, knowing he and his family will be safe there and able to begin anew? And what surprising twist takes place at the end of the book with Megan's father, who totally disdains all Highlanders? What an exciting, romantic, riveting read! Verra nicely done, Anne! Loved that Scottish dialogue, as you can see!
Thanks, Diana, for posting your review on my blog! Congratulations, Anne, on your novel! Sounds fascinating.
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